2020 Quarry Springs Paddle Skedaddle Duathalon

Sat June 27, 2020 Colfax, IA 50054 US Directions
2020 Quarry Springs Paddle Skedaddle - Cancelled

Our promotions committee has made the difficult decision to cancel our summer events planned including the kids fishing derby and Paddle Skedaddle duathlon for the 2020 year.

We will be emailing participants about refund options for the paddle skedaddle.

We thank everyone for their support and look forward to hosting these events in 2021!

Here Are Your Options:

You understand that events are expensive, even when cancelled, and you want us to keep your registration fees to help cover our costs. We deeply appreciate your generosity and look forward to seeing you at an event soon.

We understand. We hope you can join us next time.

Race Website

Additional race information can be found at https://www.quarryspringspark.com/2018-paddle.

200 North Park Road
Colfax, IA US 50054

Race Overview

Join the movement that's taken over the racing world! A 2 mile kayak course + 3.5 mile trail run in central Iowa's newest park located just off I-80, just 20 minutes east of Des Moines near Colfax, IA. You can do both sports or focus on one and get a partner to do the other! We can help you find a partner as well. Sign up now to get motivated for training, get excited for race day, and celebrate with us all the way to the finish line. We're with you through the season!

Pricing Information

  • Early Bird (1/1/2020 - 5/10/2020) - $40 solo or $30 as a team member
  • Pretty Sure I Can Do This (5/11/2020 - 5/30/2020) - $45 solo or $35 as a team member
  • Procrastinator (6/1/2020 - 6/27/2020) - $50 solo or $40 as a team member. Must register by 6/20 to be guaranteed a t-shirt

Please fill out a registration for each participant if you are doing a relay.

The Goods

  • T-shirt - Show off your hard work to all your friends and family every time you wear this one-of-a-kind shirt
  • Race Bib & Medal - all finishers will get a custom medal to commemorate their achievement.  Hang it on your wall!
  • Breakfast & After Race Snacks - Pre-race bottled water, bananas, and granola bars, and more!
  • Sponsor Swag - We are still working on this but expect some cool water bottles and other swag
  • Free Photos - We'll have a photographer onsite and allow you to download all photos for free after the race.


Go to our Facebook Event id to post you are looking for a partner! https://www.facebook.com/events/745056339199939


The Course

Kayak Map: https://us.mapometer.com/canoeing/route_4848213.html

Run Map: https://us.mapometer.com/running/route_4850061.html

Race Day Information

  • You will need to supply your own kayak and life jackets are a must.  Quarry Springs Outfitters will have a limited number available to rent.
  • Packet pickup will be 6/26 (location/time TBD/TBA) and the morning of 6/27 @ 6:30-7 AM at the park office.  You must wear a visible bib during the race.
  • Racer meeting will be at 8 AM.  Race to start @ 8:15 AM.
  • Water will be available on the running course. 
  • Finishers should be able to to finish in 2 hours, 15 minutes by 10:15 AM, which will be an easy paddle & easy walk pace.
  • Awards will start at 10:15 AM.  
  • Special medals will be given to the top male/female in the following categories:  12-18 yr, 19-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50+.  Relay awards will also be given depending on number of teams.
  • Waiver must be approved/signed by a parent for children aged 12-17.  
Please visit our website at Quarry Springs Park for more race information!
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